THE Innovation & Impact Summit

April 2, 2019

Events

Times Higher Education partners with the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in April for the Innovation and Impact Summit 2019. The summit will build on THE’s global dialogue to unite leaders of the best and most ambitious universities with policy-makers, world-class researchers, innovators, investors and the companies that are shaping our future around the vital […]

Design Thinking and Innovation Week

March 18, 2019

Events

The Design Thinking and Innovation Week is an immersive programme for creative entrepreneurs, innovation directors and business owners to explore the latest trends and discoveries in virtual reality, artificial intelligence, sustainability and future of technologies.

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Looking at women in innovation on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2019

Innovation Factory

Evidence consistently shows that having more women in the workplace improves innovation performance, yet the numbers still reflect an unequal balance when it comes to women in innovation. Focusing on how innovation can advance gender parity at a global scale, the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is ‘Think equal, build smart, innovate for change’.

Innovation Summit

March 7, 2019

Events

The Economist’s Innovation Summit will provide a playbook for C-level and senior executives responsible for information, technology, strategy, and marketing, on the technologies needed to stay competitive. Under the theme “Defining the digital future”, the summit will cover long-tern strategies to harness technology, including artificial intelligence, blockchain and quantum computing, for positive growth.

childhood creativity to ignite innovation

Can we ignite our childhood creativity in the workplace?

February 13, 2019

Stay Tuned

If creativity is the number one factor of success, why are so many companies unknowingly preventing it? This is the question asked by Catherine Courage, a design leader who wants to bridge the creativity gap in the workplace.

Think 2019

February 12, 2019

Events

Between February 12th-15th, IBM hosts the conference Think 2019 in San Francisco (USA). Promising to sharpen skills, provide hands-on experience with the latest technology and extend visitors’ professional network while having fun in the process, the conference features educational opportunities, expert guidance, demonstrations and entertainment.

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Finding and fostering innovation leadership

January 31, 2019

Selected Books

Innovation leadership is not just an innate talent, but it can be selected at the hiring level and developed within an appropriate company culture, according to innovation management expert Jean-Philippe Deschamps in his latest book ‘Innovation Leaders: How Senior Executives Stimulate, Steer and Sustain Innovation’.

Busts in rows as leaders of innovation

Leaders should avoid being architects of decay

January 30, 2019

Spotlight

Leaders must avoid being architects of decay by being champions of innovation, according to professor Gary Martin, CEO of the Australian Institute of Management in Western Australia.

Innova-Con 2019

January 29, 2019

Events

A joint initiative by the International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP) and the US Chamber of Commerce, Innova-Con 2019 gathers prominent speakers and global innovation management experts in Washington. This year’s theme is “Disruption: The Emerging Landscape of Innovation”, focusing on areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Globalizing Innovation.

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Calling women leaders: these innovation events are for you

January 16, 2019

Events

In the age of digital transformation, leaders today are faced with new challenges to innovate and compete in business. But while more companies are committed to gender equality in the workplace, just a quarter of senior roles across the world in 2018 were held by women. For those females in positions of leadership, we have rounded up the events specifically aimed at the development of women (and men) at the top of the ladder.